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Cabinet sees its first reshuffle

  • Published at 05:56 pm May 19th, 2019
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The cabinet sees a major reshuffle just five months into Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's third straight term in office

In a major cabinet reshuffle, Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister, Md Tajul Islam, has been appointed minister for the Local Government Division.

The Cabinet Division issued a gazette notification in this regard, Sunday afternoon. 

According to the notification, Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister, Mustafa Jabbar, has been made Minister for the Posts and Telecommunications Division, reports BSS.

State Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Zunaid Ahmed Palak, has been given responsibility for the Information and Technology Division as state minister.

Also, State Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Murad Hassan, has been made state minister for the Information Ministry.

State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives, Shawpan Bhattacharjee, has been made state minister for the Rural Development and Cooperatives Division, the notification added.